International and Emerging Markets Blog
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 | Posted by: Grant Thornton
| Tags: India,
Meet our experts,
profile, Q&A, insight
This month we welcome Colin Johnson to our blog series, which goes behind the scenes of our emerging markets services. Colin, who speaks Spanish, Portuguese and several other languages, communicates with an average of six different countries each day. But with his focus on Latin America, it is Brazil’s growth story that he recommends companies take a closer look at.
Thursday, November 17, 2011 | Posted by: Fiona Cullinan
| Tags: China,
As Chinese banks gain a foothold in the City, this is creating opportunities for financing UK infrastructure and regeneration projects, says Nick Farr, Head of Grant Thornton’s China Britain Services Group.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | Posted by: Mark Henshaw
| Tags: business,
International business report,
Businesses in emerging markets have taken to the use of social media much quicker than peers in mature markets, and the gap is set to widen, according to the latest findings from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR). Our Head of Media, Mark Henshaw, raises some questions for UK businesses seeking international growth.
Monday, November 14, 2011 | Posted by: Grant Thornton
| Tags: China,
research and development
More and more UK businesses are taking advantage of research and development (R&D) opportunities in China, both to access its increasingly sophisticated talent pool and to focus research on one of the fastest-growing global markets. What actions are being taken by UK businesses in China? And what is on the must-do list for those wishing to move intellectual capital to China successfully?
Thursday, November 03, 2011 | Posted by: Fiona Cullinan
| Tags: statistics,
High Growth Markets Summit,
The Economist’s High-Growth Markets conference, held in London in September, closed with a view of how the world’s most powerful emerging economies are set to change the global economic landscape in the next decade. So who are the ‘Growth 8’ and what other trends are important to note?
Tuesday, November 01, 2011 | Posted by: Grant Thornton
| Tags: HMRC,
transfer pricing rules,
R&D tax credits,
arm’s length prices
Operating in international waters can be complex but with clear planning a lot can be addressed before you take the big step. Even after you have begun trading overseas, it makes sense to talk about your tax structure sooner rather than later.